In his new four-hour series, BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the stateProgram Website
Stokely Carmichael and fellow activists combated voter suppression in Lowndes, AL in 1965.
In the late 1960s, many young black activists saw Dr. King as out of touch. Watch Nov. 15.
Explore the role of social media in furthering social justice. Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.
Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. Learn more Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.
Racial profiling has led to tragedy on several occasions. Learn more Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.
The Million Man March took place in 1995 in Washington, D.C.. Watch Nov 15 & 22.
In the 1970s, backlash against affirmative action was in full swing. Watch Nov. 15 & 22.